January 6, 2016 RSS feed / Features

Cops Probe Firebomb Car In Knick Shooting

Police are searching for a silver Nissan sedan driven by a suspect in the New Year’s Eve firebombing of a Maspeth strip club in the hopes it will lead them to six men who robbed and shot New York Knicks player Cleanthony Early, law enforcement source More...

Peralta, Weprin: Legalize & Regulate ‘Hoverboards’

In efforts to legalize the use of “hoverboards,” (motorized skateboards) in New York City, state Senator Jose Peralta, Assemblyman David I. More...

Mathews Model Flats Rebuilt Borough’s Landscape

A meeting at the Greater Astoria Historical Society featured a slide show presentation about the centennial of the Panama Pacific International Exposition that ran for nine months in San Francisco in 1915. More...

Greek Cultural Center Concert At Frank Sinatra HS

The Greek Cultural Center presents Sofia Papazoglou with a group of great musicians in a musical journey from Smyrna to America on Saturday, February 20 at 7 pm. More...

Kiwanis, QSAC Help Support Needy During Holidays

On December 18, the Astoria/Long Island City Kiwanis Club President, Jerry Kril, presented a check in the amount of $1,000 for QSAC (Quality Services for the Autism Community) to buy gifts for their More...

Ask Dr. Universe

What are fingernails made of? -Amy, 8, Seattle, WA Dear Amy, My claws can come in quite handy when I need to scratch my ears or climb trees. I bet you’ve found that your own fingernails can be useful tools, too. More...

The Final Chapter

In a city where change and renewal is an ever-present element transforming the commercial landscape year in and year out, the era of the bookstore in Queens County has, for the moment, come to an end.  More...

FDNY Tells NYC: ‘Get Alarmed’

Fire remains the major cause of death in the home with young children and older adults most often the victims and most fatalities occurring in the middle of the night. More...

A Unique Indoor Playground

The Samuel Field YM&YWHA, located at 58-20 Little Neck Parkway, in Little Neck, is offering a unique Indoor Playground for children 5 and under who must be accompanied by an adult, every Wednesday from 10:45 am to 11:45 am. More...

Astoria/LIC Rates As One Of Boro’s Healthiest

Living in Astoria/Long Island City one has a life expectancy of 82.2 years and 81 percent of residents describe their health as “excellent,” “very good,” or “good.”  On the other hand, Astoria/LIC adults have More...

Man Falls To Death From Dutch Kills Hotel Window

An unidentified man, despite the best efforts by officers at the NYPD Emergency Service Unit and city firefighters, plummeted from the eighth floor of a hotel in the Dutch Kills section of Long Island City on January 3.  More...

Indict Florida Man In Hate Attack On Steinway Grocer

Queens District Attorney Richard A. More...

DA Brown Sworn In For Record Seventh Term

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown was sworn in for his seventh consecutive full term as District Attorney of Queens County – topping his own record as the longest-tenured District Attorney in Queens history. More...

Dromm Secures Over $284K For Jackson Heights NORC

On the afternoon of December 30, Councilman Daniel Dromm was joined by Selfhelp Community Services Director of Government and External Relations Sandy Myers, NORC (Naturally Occuring Retirement Community) Advisory Council and Brulene Cooperative Pres More...

Historic Broadway-Flushing Home To See New Life

Paul Halvatzis of Amorelli Realty has sold a historic home in the Broadway-Flushing neighborhood. The Ferrigno family who are the founding members of the Broadway- Flushing Homeowners Association previously owned the home, originally built in 1923. More...

High School 2 Art School Alumni Show, ‘Chapter 2’

“Chapter 2” is a group show featuring the work of High School to Art School (HS2AS) program alumni. HS2AS is a scholarship-based portfolio development program for high school students run by Queens Council on the Arts. More...

Local Express

Takashi Ikezawa

Takashi Ikezawa is native to Japan and is dedicating his life to disseminating Japanese arts and culture to the world. His strong identification with Japanese culture stems from four years of experience working as a certified mountain guide on Mt. More...

Mets Celebrate 30th Anniversary

The New York Mets just announced a 30th anniversary celebration of the 1986 World Championship team on Memorial Day Weekend May 27-29 vs. the Los Angeles Dodgers at Citi Field.  More...

Sanitation Ready For Snow As Winter Blows In

After an unusually mild start to winter no one is thinking snow except the city Department of Sanitation (DSNY).  DSNY Queens East Borough Commissioner Roger Leahy and Queens West Borough Commissioner Javier Lojan presented the 2015-2016 Winter More...

The Pulpit

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Blaz Signs $24M Deal For Westway Homeless Shelter

The administration of Mayor Bill de Blasio signed off on a $24 million deal last month to establish a shelter for homeless families at the former Westway Motor Inn in Jackson Heights.  More...

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